A device to replicate the natural DC electrical current that flows in outdoor environments through people and plants. The current replicated comes from atmospheric electricity and forms the return path from lighting discharges in other places on the earth. It is present during periods of clear weather.
Diabetes affects more than 20 million Americans (7%) and nearly 250 million persons worldwide in its two primary types (Type I “insulin-dependent”: ~10%; Type II “insulin-resistant”: ~90%), resulting in a huge economic and social burden on society. To date there is no cure for this disease.
Combine Google maps, GPS, web advertising and speech synthesizing to create a virtual world for the blind.
As the blind person walks down the side walk of main street USA the computer will describe the suroundings, give any hazards coming up and businesses can announce sales.
Correction of Pediatric and Adult spine deformity is a difficult problem facing physicians worldwide. Currently devices on the market necessitate large expansile incisions and extensive blood loss, creating a high morbidity rate as well as a significant complication rate.
The idea to develop a sport that can be played in space comes as an answer to several questions, most related to the differentiation between game/play/sport and exercise, the second is mentioned very often in space related documentary, articles and books.
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